This is the Center of the U.S.A. original 48 states, as determined by the government geodetic survey in 1898. It is the crossroads of the nation, proper, on US-281 highway.
The marker made of stone with a flag pole built in Center park, a place for the public to stop, relax and picnic.
The registration book revealed signatures from every state and most of the countries in the world. With the addition of Alaska and Hawaii, it is now the center of the contiguous states.